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07:44:38 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Diocese, school react properly to alleged abuse
      A Catholic priest who has served the St. Albert Catholic School System in Council Bluffs for the past 12 years was placed on le

07:45:51 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Former Phillips priest named in federal lawsuit
      Chicago man claims Fitzmaurice, three others, raped him as a child; Attorney claims there are Wisconsin victims

07:46:56 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Judge rules that priest files must be released
      A judge Tuesday ordered the Roman Catholic Church to release insurance records and confidential files related to a notorious pr

07:49:17 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
SJC To Decide Who Owns Church Assets
      Families Claim They Were Misled By Archdiocese

07:50:33 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
No plans for another run for public office
      Former Attorney General Tom Reilly, who soon begins his new job as a partner in a prestigious law firm, doubts he'll run for pu

07:52:45 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Retreat facilitator's past as sex abuser resurfaces
      A victims' advocacy group says the adult participants in an Episcopal center's retreat should be told that the facilitator is r

07:53:52 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
When fear goes, good things happen
      â€œEvery once in a while,” writes Vince Grenough, coordinator of the Louisville Area Voice of the Faithful, “something very speci

07:54:46 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Judge rules that priest files must be released
      LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles judge has ordered the Roman Catholic Church to release thousands of pages of insurance records and co

07:56:18 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Bishop's Arizona talks blocked by Vatican
      The Vatican has silenced an outspoken Catholic bishop, forcing him to cancel two planned talks in Arizona.

07:59:10 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Local Catholic finances 'stretched'
      Nearly half of the 231 parishes in the Cleveland Catholic Diocese operated in the red last year.

08:02:32 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Child betrayed by the law
      ONE of the first things an expert in child pornography will tell you is that

08:07:33 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Courts 'don't take child porn seriously'
      COURTS continue to underplay the seriousness of child pornography, child welfare experts have warned after the Family Court las

08:13:46 : Thursday, February 8th, 2007
Vienna busts huge child porn ring

19:08:35 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Wayward Clergymen: Epidemic Or Aberration?

19:12:11 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
'Father Gil' resting at Maryland center
       Saint Luke administrator: Institute offers 'spiritual retreat, psychological help'

19:13:38 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Remove the limits

19:25:01 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Hawaii diocese settles to avoid sex-abuse trial
      Matter involves former Guam pastor

19:26:12 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
PBS program on church sex scandal fails to air in Valley
      The "Hand of God" reached most of the United States on Tuesday night, but not the Rio Grande Valley.

19:27:19 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Bishop takes heat in abuse case
      Victims group wants Wenski's apology in Deltona priest's removal

19:29:00 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Biblical Blasphemy of Baptist Clergy Sex Abuse

19:30:16 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Judge rules against S.D. diocese in 2 abuse cases

19:31:39 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Diocese settles with six victims
      Total payout will be $625,000

19:36:55 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Church Embezzlement Case Histories
      The following abbreviated newspaper summaries graphically illustrate what can and does happen in more Christian churches than a

19:57:38 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
The Malta Independent online poll: Majority want Archbishop to help strengthen family values
      The ordination of Archbishop Paul Cremona was greeted with much enthusiasm and what seems to be genuine affection from the publ

20:02:44 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
The Cardinal’s Sins
      Edward Egan did the dirty job he was hired to do with less pain than anyone thought possible. So why can’t his priests wait to

20:43:55 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Woman files harassment complaint against hospital executive
      A woman who worked for the Boston Archdiocese's health care system has filed a sexual harassment complaint against the organiza

20:45:23 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Priests hear from abuse victims
      The workshop was organized by the Diocese of London in the wake of the conviction of Rev. Charles Sylvestre.

20:47:22 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Priests hear from victims about clergyman's abuse
      Women who were sexually abused by an Ontario priest shared their stories Wednesday with more than 100 priests at a workshop abo

20:48:11 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Clergy should be mandatory reporters
      It was recently reported that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Davenport has extended for another four years its pledge to local a

20:49:26 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
No end in sight for Catholic diocese's troubles over abuse
      The number of lawsuits accusing priests in Vermont's Roman Catholic Diocese of sexual abuse continues to grow, as do the church

20:53:03 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Diocese lawsuits, deficit climb
      When Vermont's Catholic Church settled the first of a string of priest misconduct lawsuits for almost $1 million last spring, p

20:55:07 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
‘They are not at any risk’
      Those, believe it or not, were the words spoken by the Bishop of Gozo, Mario Grech, about the children in the home he visited w

20:56:53 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Lawyers to get half of church abuse cash
      Settlement - The Spokane Diocese's bankruptcy plan affects the proposed deal

18:35:49 : Friday, April 4th, 2008
Legal legacy
      THIS YEAR MARKS the fifth anniversary of The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of clergy sexual abuse.

21:00:27 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Victim of Clergy Abuse Empowers Readers to Take Action
      Eric Bepots gives a revealing look into the AIDS pandemic and the Vatican's role in contributing to this unparalleled human dis

21:01:35 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
St. Albert priest placed on leave
      A Catholic priest has been placed on leave from his duties with St. Albert Schools and the diocese after allegations of sexual

21:04:29 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Teaching about sexual abuse
      The projector was set to go in Holy Cross Hall at St. Francis Xavier School on Tuesday night as a crowd of 30 or so parents tri

21:07:22 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Archbishop's support for memorial sought
      The spiritual leader of 400,000 Catholics in Western Oregon was asked Thursday to support a proposed monument to victims of pri

21:08:20 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Judge approves first step of Portland archdiocese reorganization
      The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland can expect nearly $52 million in insurance money after a federal bankruptcy judge ap

21:10:00 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Security pros work to undo teacher's conviction
      'This machine should not have been on the Internet'

21:21:39 : Monday, February 5th, 2007
Blessed acquittals

08:27:56 : Tuesday, February 6th, 2007
Des Moines Diocese suspends priest after allegation

08:08:39 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Bishop's Ariz. talks blocked
      The Vatican has silenced an outspoken Catholic bishop, forcing him to cancel two planned talks in Arizona.

08:10:15 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Plan to list paedophile web names
      Sex offenders could be forced to register their e-mail addresses and chatroom names, the government says.

08:11:57 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Church Asset Case Goes Before SJC
      Archdiocese Wants To Close Parish

08:14:38 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Legislator seeks to end statute of limitations on most sex crimes
      SACRAMENTO - Most people accused of rape and other serious sexual offenses can't be prosecuted in California if it's been 10 ye

08:15:29 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Deadline sought for abuse claims
      A motion in the Davenport Diocese bankruptcy case proposes that victims speak up by July 16.

08:16:23 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
More allegations against priest
      In response to the Fort Worth Catholic Diocese's public appeals in November, two men, parents of four other men and a woman hav

08:17:03 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Diocese updates priest investigations
      The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, reeling after a judge last year released about 700 pages of previously secret files relatin

08:18:13 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
More clergy abuse files turn up in FW
      Lawyer in civil case outraged over diocese's failure to admit papers

08:19:02 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Judge rules that priest files must be released

08:20:40 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Vatican rejects Wendelboe appeal
      The Vatican has rejected Rep. Fran Wendelboe's initial appeal to stop the merger of three Roman Catholic churches in the Newfou

08:20:30 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Judge Fines N.Y. Attorney Over 'Baseless' Church Abuse Cases
      A federal judge has fined an attorney $8,000 for repeatedly bringing lawsuits accusing Roman Catholic leaders of conspiring to

08:21:39 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Vatican rejects attempt to keep NH churches open
      ASHLAND – The Vatican has rejected a state lawmaker's appeal of the merger of three Roman Catholic parishes.

08:22:34 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Lawyer urges more investigation
      FORT WORTH - A Dallas attorney who has represented several victims of clergy abuse said Friday that Tarrant County prosecutors

08:23:20 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Court Records Disclose Wis. Priest's Abuse History
      MILWAUKEE Long before his transfer to California, leaders of the Milwaukee Roman Catholic Archdiocese knew of a priest's sexual

08:24:13 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Records recount moves of Wis. priest with history of abuse
      MILWAUKEE - Long before his transfer to California, leaders of the Milwaukee Roman Catholic Archdiocese knew of a priest's sexu

08:25:18 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Attempt to prevent abuse isn't an attack on Catholics

08:30:25 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
The Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse, Inc.
      Grand Jury Recommendations

10:43:57 : Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Rendell signs bills to crack down on child-sex offenders

13:32:04 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
No settlement in sex-abuse suits
      Catholic diocese could file bankruptcy today

13:39:16 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Former Columbia pastor gets 14 years for sexual abuse
      A former Columbia pastor was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday in connection with the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl.

13:40:35 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Minister admits having sex with juvenile
      A former Columbia minister was sentenced to 14 years in prison yesterday for sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl who attended h

13:45:23 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Mexican cardinal's lawyer says U.S. court has no jurisdiction in sex-abuse case

13:48:39 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Priest abuse claims led to suspension

13:49:35 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Vicar's affair caused son's downfall
      PUBLICITY surrounding a former Ipswich vicar's illicit affair triggered his son to descend into alcohol abuse and drink-drive t

13:51:07 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Priest abuse case lawyers meet for six hours in L.A.
      Lawyers representing the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego and the dozens of plaintiffs suing the diocese over claims of sexu

14:27:41 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Increased penalty sought for child endangerment
      The one-year sentence in a house of correction given a man who did nothing to stop the repeated rape of a 9-year-old girl has p

14:28:50 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Sexualisation 'harms' young girls
      The media's portrayal of young women as sex objects harms girls' mental and physical health, US experts warn.

14:29:59 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Pastoral statement
      Over the past five years, the Diocese of San Diego has been responding to people claiming sexual abuse by priests and others in

14:31:13 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Vocal critic of abuse by clergy found dead

14:33:13 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
'Address Clergy Child Sex Abuse,' Victims Tell Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

14:35:47 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Bishops look at fleecings of flocks
      James and Kathleen Pfeiffer were devoted to their parish and pastor, attending Mass every Sunday and helping pay for new bells

14:36:32 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Tarr seeks to increase penalty for child endangerment
      A North Shore lawmaker vowed to file legislation this week to increase the penalty for child endangerment, making it a felony p

14:37:48 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
San Diego diocese weighs bankruptcy in face of clergy abuse lawsuits

14:41:21 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Reflections of an archbishop
      Kelly takes stock of tenure

14:42:08 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Families of Murderous Priests To Speak Out

14:43:06 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Convention of Catholic priests sparks action from abuse victims

14:44:17 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Lawmakers Consider Creating Two-Year Window For Civil Suits By Abuse Victims
      Supporters of a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims their day in court testified in Augusta Tuesday. The bill creat

14:45:33 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Diocese under fire for not naming accused priests
      In the five years since Bishop John B. McCormack first publicly released the names of 14 Roman Catholic priests credibly accuse

14:49:02 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Sexual predators are slipping by our legal system
      Newport Beach Dr. Hamilton is a specialist in addiction medicine and clinical professor of family medicine, of California Irvin

14:50:07 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Diocese continues its evasions
      Some readers can't understand why I have remained so frustrated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and the Orange County

14:51:27 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
SNAP offers help to possible victims, witnesses
      David Schauer, a victim of clergy abuse while a child in Green Bay, led a small group of SNAP members while they left informati

14:52:01 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Shock at women goading toddlers

14:54:59 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
PRAISE THE LORD or The California Legislature
      "We believe this agreement brings closure to all cases in California..." stated Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan when comm

14:55:49 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Four Priests
      On Friday, February 16th, 2007, commencing at 10:00 am at the Radisson Hotel Sudbury, located at 85 Ste Anne Road, Sudbury, Ont

14:56:44 : Wednesday, February 28th, 2007
Pedophile priest sorry

11:34:19 : Sunday, March 18th, 2007
Abuse cases warrant special time limit
      Discovery of childhood sexual abuse scars can take years.

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